Director, Assistant General Counsel - Commercial Transactions

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Company Shipt, Inc. Location San Francisco, CA, United States



Min 8 yrs required


Mar 14, 2022

Jun 27, 2022

Jan 05, 2022


Director, Assistant General Counsel - Commercial Transactions
Duties: Lead a team of legal professionals by setting and driving strategic priorities, making sound and timely decisions, and balancing the needs of the business with the roles and responsibilities of the team. Responsible for growing and leading the Commercial team, creating and implementing effective process improvements, incorporating technology to increase productivity, and leveraging augmented resources appropriately. Will also be a strategic partner to business clients on an array of legal issues related to supporting product offerings, including but not limited to, consumer products and retail partnership agreements, technology transactions, software licensing and other commercial agreements. Manage all aspects of outside counsel relationships with respect to commercial transactions, including staffing, commercial support strategy, work product, and assigned budget. Delivers results and demonstrates integrity; Strikes a sensible and practical balance between risks and business goals; Possesses strong analytical skills, demonstrates the ability to synthesize information, and thinks strategically; Exercises sound judgement and renders advice in an environment with competing priorities and tight deadlines; Is comfortable with ambiguity and influencing team members at all levels of the organization. Influence team members of all levels within the Shipt organization, including the executive team, by identifying and analyzing options that mitigate risk while driving business priorities; Tailor message for the audience and provide quick turn advice that facilitates risk-based and informed decisions; Partner with business partners of parent company, as applicable. Negotiate with, and influence, external audiences including Retail Partners and Third-Party Vendors. These discussions are often from positions of conflicting interests. Develop and maintain contracting procedures and operational changes that increase productivity, add value, and anticipate trends in areas of responsibility. Develop and provide training and self-help guides for business partners.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: JD Degree or equivalent from accredited law school and admitted to a state Bar. 8+ years at a law firm or in-house capacity serving clients in complex commercial transactional matters, including technology and privacy-related contracts. Experience with contract lifecycle management and driving efficiencies in the contracting process, including the development of self-help resources. Experience with retail commercial contracts preferred. Experience as a leader of people (or equivalent), including setting strategic vision, delivering results, and building a high performing, inclusive, and engaged team. Strong written and oral communication skills. Strong ability to establish effective, trusted team and client relationships. Strong team player who is adaptable and able to work independently in a fast-paced environment. Demonstrated ability to strike a sensible and practical balance between legal risks and business goals. Respects, appreciates and is curious about differences related to working with others; committed to developing an inclusive team.

Additional info

Ref. R1892

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Shipt, Inc.
201 3rd St, 8th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94103

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